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1890 Communities Near Clear Springs ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Clear Springs in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Clear Springs.

Adville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Clear Springs
 - Adville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Argo   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Clear Springs
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 4,196 people in 2015)
 - Argo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ayres   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Clear Springs
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Ayres had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bangor   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Clear Springs
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Bangor had a post office and railroad service
 
Blount Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Clear Springs
 - 1895 population of 403 people
 - Blount Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Bradford   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Clear Springs
 - Bradford had a post office and railroad service
 
Branchville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Clear Springs
 - 1895 population of 65 people (with 825 people in 2000)
 - Branchville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caldwell   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Clear Springs
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Caldwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Champion   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Clear Springs
 - Champion had a post office and railroad service
 
Chepultepec   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Clear Springs
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Chepultepec had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clay   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Clear Springs
 - Clay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cleveland   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Clear Springs
 - Cleveland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coaldale   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Clear Springs
 - 1895 population of 729 people
 - Coaldale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Compton   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Clear Springs
 - Compton had a post office and railroad service
 
Garden City   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Clear Springs
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 496 people in 2015)
 - Garden City had a post office and railroad service
 
Gum Springs   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Clear Springs
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Gum Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joy   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Clear Springs
 - Joy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linton   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Clear Springs
 - Linton had railroad service and no post office
 
Little Warrior   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Clear Springs
 - Little Warrior had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oneonta   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Clear Springs
 - Oneonta had a post office and railroad service
 
Remlap   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Clear Springs
 - Remlap had a post office and railroad service
 
Royal   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Clear Springs
 - Royal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Selfville   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Clear Springs
 - Selfville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Springville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Clear Springs
 - Springville had a post office and railroad service
 
 - viola had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Blount County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Clear Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Clear Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clear Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clear Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8634, Longitude: -86.5642     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clear Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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